Injuries plagued most of Europe’s national teams and Italy had to make late changes to their squad on the day of their first match of the Euro.
Roma and Italian Midfielder Pellegrini had to be replaced this morning due to injury.
Reports have it that Italy have requested that UEFA to replace Pellegrini with Castrovili. Pellegrini who is currently linked to Barcelona and Liverpool is expected to have been a great asset for the Italians who are chasing European glory.
Belgium who will be playing their first game tomorrow will also be without key midfielders De Bruyne and Axel Witsel who Axel Witsel and Kevin De Bruyne did not travel to Russia. They stayed in Tubize to continue their recovery.